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Brotherly Game Daily Links: McKenzie makes Team of the Week

Union face the Revs, Atlanta says bye to De Boer and Wondo says maybe one more year

MLS: Inter Miami CF at Philadelphia Union Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Opponent Scout: New England Revolution
The Revs rely on their stars Gustavo Bou and Adam Buksa to lead the team, but will be without an important part of their playmaking Carlos Gil. The Revs beat Montreal and tied DC and Toronto to get the Round of 16. They have only scored two goals in the tournament and only let up one to their opponents thus far.

Mark McKenzie named to MLS Team of the Week
cKenzie led a strong defense with Andre Blake behind him with three tackles, three clearances, an interception while also completing nearly 89% of his passes on Monday night.

Union aiming for better offensive production in knockout round
Philly grinded out victories over both NYCFC and Inter Miami before tying Group A winners Orlando City 1-1 on Monday night. Overall, it’s been a strong showing for the Union, but the lack of goals compared to total offensive chances is a worrying stat for Curtin and his players.

MLS News

Armchair Analyst: Tactical preview of the MLS is Back Round of 16 matchups
We’re in the knockout rounds of the MLS is Back Tournament, and that means it’s win-or-go-home henceforth. There are 16 teams left and in a few weeks now, one of them will be much richer and have a ticket to the annual Concacaf Champions League ball.

Frank de Boer out as Atlanta United manager
A poor showing in MLS is Back proved to be the end for the Dutch manager’s time with Atlanta United.

Chris Wondolowski opens door to MLS return next season
Wondolowski, 37, was set to call time on his soccer career after the 2020 campaign but said he is now considering his options.

Twellman: Atlanta United interested in Monterrey’s Jonathan Gonzalez
Gonzalez, 21, is a well-known player among American soccer circles. It was a few years ago that the central midfielder spurned the USMNT for Mexico after emerging onto the scene in Liga MX.